Hi all,ive had this sitting around for years and only just rediscovered it. I don’t really know anything about Natalie Portman autographs except she doesn’t sign much and usually doesn’t sign with…Continue
"Im always hesitant to comment on signatures on clothes as it tends to change signing style and slow them down.. meaning its difficult to tell whether something has been drawn slowly or alternatively with confidence.
This one to me has a lot of…"
"Can I just say for the record- that is a darn nice find and exceptional piece. Well done mate! If it were me I’d be mating it with another image the same size of them live in concert with a black backing and frame. I reckon keep it simple.…"
"Thank you! My thoughts exactly...I don’t think anyone can truly authenticate his signature with how short and inconsistent it is.
I wanted to know 100% that I got the real deal and this was the only way I felt I could do it. "
"I think the biggest thing to be aware of is the prevalence of secretarials- I'd be cautious about BAS COA's for Arnie- they seem to regularly authenticate secretarials- a few on ebay right now.
The safest bet for someone not…"
"A secretarial is an autograph signed by the secretary/assistant of the actor on their behalf. Schwarzenegger would have his assistants sign all autograph requests that came through the mail for him (and even some official documents and trading…"
"Like I said- the pictures are too small to have a clear/detailed look.
The full signature looks ok, but there are some elements that could be consistent with a secretarial- at this low resolution it is too difficult to make a proper assessment and…"
"Its difficult to see properly as the images are too small and low resolution. Might be worth trying to get some better quality pics for us to look at.
From what I can make out though, I would not purchase any of these myself. "
"Great to know thanks mate. That’s a new preprint for me- hadn’t seen it before
It gets very confusing trying to work out which of these are hand signed and which are preprinted nowadays without seeing them in the flesh."
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James Bond autographs. Have especially a lot experience with Daniel Craig and Sean Connery autographs.
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